Peter Tinley, since 2009.
Southern Perth. Willagee covers the suburbs of Murdoch, Coolbellup, Samson, Bibra Lake and parts of South Lake and Coogee. The seat covers parts of the Fremantle, Melville and Cockburn local government areas.
Willagee lost Kardinya to Bateman and gained part of Coogee from Cockburn. This change increased the Labor margin from 15.5% to 18.1%.
The seat of Willagee was created in 1996, and has always been held by Labor.
Labor candidate Alan Carpenter won the seat in 1996. Carpenter was re-elected in the seat in 2001, and served as a minister in the Gallop Labor government. Carpenter was elected to a third term in parliament in 2005, and became Premier and Labor leader in 2006 following Geoff Gallop’s retirement.
Carpenter led the government until 2008, when he led Labor to defeat. Carpenter resigned from parliament in 2009.
Labor candidate Peter Tinley won the 2009 Willagee by-election, and was re-elected in 2013 and 2017.
- Barry Jones (Liberal)
- Michael Mitchell (Liberal Democrats)
- Peter Tinley (Labor)
- Susan Poole (No Mandatory Vaccination)
- Mark Dalrymple (One Nation)
- Felicity Townsend (Greens)
Willagee is a safe Labor seat.
|Robin Hosking||Australian Christians||514||2.4||+2.4||2.1|
|Paul Potter||Micro Business||334||1.6||+1.6||1.5|
|Corina Abraham||Socialist Alliance||212||1.0||+1.0||0.9|
2017 two-party-preferred result
Booths have been divided into four parts: central, north, south-east and south-west
Labor won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all four areas, ranging from 61.4% in the north to 73% in the south-east.
The Greens came third, with a primary vote ranging from 9.3% in the south-west to 12.6% in the centre.
|Voter group||GRN prim %||ALP 2PP %||Total votes||% of votes|
Election results in Willagee at the 2017 WA state election
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